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Headword: Προπετής
Adler number: pi,2561
Translated headword: inclined, inclining, sloping
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning one who is] stooped forwards.
"Having become inclined by the weight, he fell".[1]
But προπετὴς also [means] garrulous.[2]
Greek Original:
Προπετής: εἰς τοὔμπροσθεν νενευκώς. προπετὴς τῷ βάρει γενόμενος πίπτει. Προπετὴς δὲ καὶ ὁ πρόγλωσσος.
Notes:
[1] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable.
[2] cf. kappa 964, pi 1366, pi 2560.
Keywords: biography; definition
Translated by: David Whitehead on 15 March 2010@05:35:58.
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Catharine Roth (set status) on 23 April 2010@14:14:11.
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